Fermenting: Easy DIY Sauerkraut

Fermenting: Easy DIY Sauerkraut

Cabbage, salt, and a container—that’s all you need to make lacto-fermented sauerkraut. During a recent Community Cooks class held at The Body and Soul Healing Arts Center in Milwaukee, fermentation instructor Julie Toman explained the essentials of fermenting vegetables.

Instructor Julie Toman gets excited when talking about the benefits of fermentation.

Lacto-fermentation is a means of food preservation that’s been around for centuries. Recently, fermented foods, and some beverages, too (think kefir and kombucha), have gained momentum as a health food, largely due to the beneficial …

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